2018: My Year in Books

2018: My Year in Books Farewell to 2018 and welcome to 2019! That is definitely going to take a bit of getting used to, as I still feel like 2018 has hardly begun. How has your year been? What have been your highlights? Which books have been your favourites? This was the first year that…

Bare Your Bookshelf

Bare Your Bookshelf I spotted this over on Kacey’s blog @ Tales of a Bibliophile and thought it looked like fun! Feel free to have a go if you like! This tag was originally posted by Cait at PaperFury. BOOK YOU OWN BUT HAVEN’T READ YET Um, you’re not actually asking for a list, are…

Book Rainbow: Blue Books Part 1

Book rainbow: Blue Books Stack Part 1 The fashion for rainbow bookshelves is still going strong, which makes the pedant in me want to design a book with a multi-coloured spine and see where it ends up! Anyway, I haven’t done one of these posts in a while but found it a fun way to…

Nerd Poured Candle Crate: For the love of books

NPCC: For the Love of Books This is a new subscription box from Geeky Clean, with three candles, a bookmark and an enamel pin delivered to your door every month. I have never really tried any subscription boxes before (apart from a stationery one with Sherbet Lane which I loved!), but I couldn’t resist the…

Book rainbow: Green Books Part 5

Green Book Stack Part 5 See parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 by clicking on the numbers, or see the Red, Orange or Yellow stack by clicking on the colour that you would like to see. This was one of the tougher colours for me to gather as green doesn’t seem as popular as black,…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 4

Green Books Stack, Part 4 How many green books do you have on your shelves? This was the second-hardest colour to gather for me (the hardest was pink!) Check out the Red, Orange and Yellow piles by clicking on those colours. Check out the Part 1, 2 and 3 of the Green stack by clicking…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 3

I’m continuing my mini bookshelf tour with some more green books! See other colours here (Red, Orange, Yellow) Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones When Andrew Hope’s magician grandfather dies, he leaves his house and field-of-care to his grandson who spent much of his childhood at the house. Into this mix comes young Aidan Cain,…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 2

Green Books Part 2 Continuing the Book Rainbow with some more green books – check out Part 1 here. Look at the Red, Orange or Yellow book pile. Bury Me Standing by Isabel Fonseca Gypsies have always intrigued and fascinated – partly because of their mysterious origins, and partly because of the romance of nomadism….

Book rainbow: Green Books Part 1

Book Rainbow: Green Books (Part 1) Continuing with the bookshelf tour with my stack of green books – check out red, orange and yellow books by clicking on each colour. The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales,  illustrated by Arthur Rackham Originally titled Children’s and Household Tales, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales contains the essential bedtime stories…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 4

Continuing with the bookshelf tour with Yellow books on my shelves. Can you spot any that you have read or would like to read? See Red books, Orange Books or Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the Yellow Book Pile. Learn colours in 10 languages with multilingual flashcards. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 3

Back with more books from the bookshelf – continuing with the next 4 yellow books on my shelves. (See Red, Orange and Yellow Part 1 and 2) Love that Dog by Sharon Creech “I guess it does look like a poem when you see it typed up like that.” Jack hates poetry. Only girls write…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 2

See Part 1 of the yellow book stack here. See Red and Orange books from my shelves. Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors A spikily funny, startlingly perceptive and beautifully written novel about modern life by the brightest light in Danish fiction Sonja’s over forty, and she’s trying to move in the right direction. She’s…